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Definitely like Aglianico del Vulture. This was good to very good, though at the peak of its existence, and slightly overoaked. Medium garnet with …

The Berry Bros & Rudd Autumn / Winter press tasting, in stark contrast to the Co-op supermarket’s Autumn press tasting exactly a week before, showed …

This is more of a comparative impression than a proper tasting note. Even though this is a highly regarded Barbaresco vintage, this 2001 Gaiun …

Picked up on sale from Lay & Wheeler as Drunk Girl wine. And a good shout too! Deep ruby and black core. Smoky, roasted …

The first of a sale mixed case of wines ‘to drink’ from Lay & Wheeler because I didn’t have enough whites for SJ – …

On from my Hors Concours case, and yet another ‘almost’ wine – on paper at least: a Brunello di Montalcino, yes, but from one …

I’d heard good things about the Morellino DOC, so when I spotted one in the Italian local to Chemistry, I thought I’d give it …

Daniele brought a couple of bottles of this from near his home in Romagna, when he visited early in 2010. An IGT, to distinguish …

Found this buried amongst the oddly-named wines in the Ghent restaurant t’Buikske Vol, that we went to on our 2nd night there, on route …

[signed in 2017 by: Gaia Gaja, Rossana Gaja] Well, the first time we went to the Maidenhead Italian, I got chatting to the owner, …